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Council Agenda for September 12, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

 

7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

Hamilton City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton

 

 

Kevin C. Christenson

City Clerk

 

 

 

Please note:      All cellular telephones, pagers and blackberries to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

 

                        Agenda available on-line at www.hamilton.ca


  1. Approval of Agenda

    The noted items were added to the agenda.

    Please refer to the appropriate section of the agenda.

    CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

     

    1.      ADDED COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.13   Correspondence from Tom Vermaa, President, Board of Directors, Wentworth Condominium Corporation #25 respecting Item 15 of the Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 07-015 respecting Application for a Certificate of Approval – 332 Lake Avenue North

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.14    Correspondence from Christine Cote, SmartCentres respecting Item 17 of the Economic Development and Planning Committee Report addressing Trinity Neighbourhood Secondary Plan and Trinity Neighbourhood Collector Road Class Environmental Assessment

               

                Recommended:        Be received

     

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS “TO BE DISTRIBUTED”

     

    6.5       Committee of the Whole Report 07-026, September 11, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.6       Committee of the Whole Report 07-027, September 12, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.7       Licensing Committee Report 07-005, September 6, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    3.      MOTIONS

     

                7.3     Appointments to the Multi-Residential Property Taxation Sub-Committee (to be distributed)

     

      7.4     Canadian Idol Auditions

     

    4.      NOTICE OF MOTIONS

     

    8.1       Notice of Motion respecting hiring of an iindependent consultant be hired to study representation by population

     

     

    5.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities

    3.1       Presentation to the former members of the Hamilton Future Fund Board of Governors

     

    3.2       Contaminated Sites Management Program and 2006 OPPI Excellence in Planning Awards

  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on: 4.1       August 8, 2007
  5. Communications

    5.1      Correspondence from The Honourable Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, John Gerretsen respecting 398 King Street West, Good Shepherd Square, - Canada Ontario Affordable Housing Program – Residual Rental and Supportive Component – funding in the amount of $10,500,000 for 156 units

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2      Correspondence from Andrew Burt, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority respecting Proposed Source Protection Committee – Niagara Peninsula Source Protection Area

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.3      Correspondence from The Rt. Honourable Premier, Dalton McGuinty respecting a Family Health Medical Centre in downtown Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received  

     

    5.4      Correspondence from Anne Charlton, Chair, Hamilton LACAC respecting Register of Buildings of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Economic Development and Planning Committee

     

     

     

    5.5      Petition from Jennifer Curzon respecting Traffic Control, Woodhill Road, Flamborough

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Public Works for a report to the Public Works Committee

     

    5.6       Correspondence from Dan Van Londersele, Ontario 9-1-1 Advisory Board respecting financial assistance to continue as the technical and information authority

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Finance and Corporate Services for a report to the Audit and Administration Committee

     

    5.7      Correspondence from the Corporation of the Municipality of West Grey respecting amendments to Section 36(8) of the Building Code Act, 1992 to provide municipalities a time limit of two years from the date of discovery for commencing legal proceedings

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Planning for a report to the Economic Development and Planning Committee

     

    5.8       Correspondence from The Honourable Minister of the Environment, Laurel Broten respecting standards for cooling towers and evaporative condensers

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.9      Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Health promotion, Jim Watson respecting funding for tobacco control programming

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Board of Health

     

    5.10    Correspondence from George Pasut, Chief Medical Officer of Health, respecting by-law requiring mandatory food safety certification for commercial food-handlers

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Board of Health

     

    5.11    Correspondence from City of Ottawa respecting Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Legislation

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.12   Correspondence from the Township of South Stormont respecting shortening the time frame required for approval of drainage maintenance requests

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.13   Correspondence from Tom Vermaa, President, Board of Directors, Wentworth Condominium Corporation #25 respecting Item 15 of the Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 07-015 respecting Application for a Certificate of Approval – 332 Lake Avenue North

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.14    Correspondence from Christine Cote, SmartCentres respecting Item 17 of the Economic Development and Planning Committee Report addressing Trinity Neighbourhood Secondary Plan and Trinity Neighbourhood Collector Road Class Environmental Assessment

               

                Recommended:        Be received

  6. STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS
  7. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    10.1    Closed Session Minutes of August 8, 2007

     

                10.2    Property Matter

  8. BY-LAWS By-laws
  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

     

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept/Div

    Status

    Agenda Item

    A.  

    Policing Costs

    March 23/05

    Police Services

    Referred to Police Services for comment and report back to Council

    Council communication Item 5.1